Troy at Appalachian State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Kidd Brewer Stadium
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers host the Troy Trojans at Kidd Brewer Stadium on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Appalachian State as 10 point favorites. The Mountaineers have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 7-2-0 against the spread. The Trojans have an ATS record of 7-3-1 while their over/under record is 7-4-0.
Valuable Troy Trojans Betting Trends
The Troy Trojans are 7-4-0 against the over/under
The Troy Trojans are 7-3-1 against the spread
Important Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Trends
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 7-2-0 against the spread
Key Troy Trojans Injuries
11/14/18 WR Deondre Douglas Foot is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Texas State
11/14/18 CB Marcus Jones Collarbone is questionable Saturday vs Texas State
11/11/18 WR Tray Eafford Shoulder left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Texas State
10/08/18 QB Kaleb Barker ACL is out for season
09/08/18 RB Jamarius Henderson Suspension is out for season
09/08/18 WR Traveon Samuel Suspension is out indefinitely
08/28/18 LB Zo Bridges Eligibility is out for season
Key Appalachian State Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Troy Trojans have run for 2,094 yards as a team, which ranks 46th in college football. They've run 425 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 76 times for 618 yards so far this season, which has them 36th in the country in penalties. They are 47th in the nation in points scored with 347. They have run 719 plays this season for 4,403 yards, which ranks them 88th in Division 1 in total offense. The Trojans average 6.1 yards per play, which is 47th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 213 1st downs this year, placing them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. Sawyer Smith averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 96 passes on 152 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.1. He has thrown for 1,189 yards this season.
The Trojans rush defense has allowed 430 attempts for 1,370 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in D-1 against the run. Troy has committed 57 penalties for 538 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 34th in college football. They are 32nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 233. They have surrendered a total of 3,834 yards on D, which is 34th in the country. The Trojans are ranked 40th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 195 passes on 329 attempts against the Troy Trojans defense this season, placing them 58th and 59th in Division 1. The Troy pass defense has also given up a total of 2,463 yards through the air, which is 65th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Troy Trojans have attempted 22 field goals this season and made 17, which is 20th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Troy Trojans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 39 for 39 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,048 yards on 47 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 26th in Division 1 in punting average. Troy is ranked 43rd in the nation in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 210 punt return yards and average 11.1 yards per return, which is 42nd in college football. They have returned 31 kicks for 772 yards on special teams, ranking 16th in kick return yardage. The Trojans average 25 yards per kick return and they are 42nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,386.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Mountaineers are 27th in the country in points scored with 389. They have run 673 plays this year for 4,541 yards, which ranks them 100th in Division 1 in total offense. The Appalachian State Mountaineers average 6.7 yards per play, which is 13th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 214 1st downs this season, ranking them 91st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Appalachian State has run for 2,466 yards as a unit, which ranks 21st in college football. They've run 417 times, averaging 5.9 yards per rush as a unit. Appalachian State has been penalized on offense 57 times for 558 yards so far this year, which has them 94th in the country in penalties. Zac Thomas has passed for 1,674 yards this year. He's completed 126 throws while attempting 193 passes for a completion percentage of 65.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 161.4. He averages 9.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.7 yards per pass attempt.
Appalachian State is 6th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 159. They have given up a total of 2,829 yards on D, which is 2nd in D-1. The Mountaineers are 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 157 throws on 278 attempts against the Appalachian State defense this season, ranking them 7th and 9th in the nation. The Appalachian State Mountaineers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,523 yards in the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 366 attempts for 1,306 yards this season, putting them in 20th place in the country against the run. The Mountaineers have had 53 penalties for 440 yards on defense this year. That places them 13th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Appalachian State is 13th in the country in punt returns with 25. They've totaled 297 punt return yards and average 11.9 yards per return, which is 34th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 489 yards on special teams, which puts them 73rd in kick return yardage. The Appalachian State Mountaineers average 29 yards per kick return and they are 46th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,327. The Mountaineers have tried 11 field goals this year and made 8, which is 106th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Appalachian State kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 51 for 52 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,731 yards on 41 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 48th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Trojans +10 and under 50 total points
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